Don’t cross the Establishment.  Don’t you dare.  Heaven forbid if you go off-script.

Of course, I’m talking about the Democratic Party attacking their own.  It started with Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary and now…well, it’s blossomed into a full-scale assault on two of the darlings of the Democratic Party, Tulsi Gabbard and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC). Their sin – not following the Establishment script.

Gabbard and AOC have come under severe criticism for two totally different reasons. Gabbard’s crime is that she doesn’t support endless wars. Here’s the anomaly. Historically, they have prosecuted people for war crimes and now, seemingly, they prosecute them for being against the war, itself. Strange how something like that works.

AOC’s case is totally different but also has a bizarre twist.  Her crime is in telling the American public the truth about the real Democratic political agenda (socialism).  So, AOC is not off-script in her political ideology, but is off-script for brazenly telling everyone about it. So, now the Establishment is on her case, everyone from Bill Gates to Morning Joe.

So, as we head into presidential candidate season, check the news for stories about who gets accepted or rejected by the Establishment.  Of course, Howard Schultz, a democrat, has already taken fire for considering running as an independent.  I doubt that he’ll be in it at the finish because he already has four strikes against him – being rich, not being a person of color, not being a woman and running as an independent which is viewed as helping Trump get reelected. What a strange list of qualifications that a person running for political office needs to have these days.  It’s all due to the political correctness of Establishment politics. Everyone needs to stick to the Script.

 

 

 

 

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I published a post entitled Government By Emergency Powers about a month or so ago.  Now it seems like everyone is talking about it. What’s the emergency anyway?

So, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) has announced that she would like to legislate that the President can no longer declare an emergency. Apparently, she thinks that she can just legislate against presidential actions.  What ever happened to separation of powers anyway?  I can only assume that AOC thinks that she is already the president or perhaps she just loves the spotlight or, perhaps, she just hasn’t heard that a high-ranking Democrat Adam Smith, chair of the House Armed Services Committee, has admitted that the President has the authority to declare a national emergency and have the military build a wall along the southern border.

Actually, Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro had an interesting spin on the separation of powers issue.  He was quoted as saying, “…such a baseless declaration by President Trump would set a dangerous precedent regarding the constitutional balance of powers between the executive and legislative branches.”  The problem is that Congress already gave the president that power…and boy did they! After all, where were all the Democrats when then President Obama declared untold emergencies that didn’t exist. I guess that the Democrats don’t mind if one of their own declares a “baseless” emergency but heaven forbid if the opposition party does it.

In an article in Breibart, Liza Goitein of the Brennan Center for Justice, a progressive public policy institute, was quoted as saying that, “… President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency could allow him to take money from Americans’ bank accounts, shutter radio stations, and unleash biological agents.” The problem is that Trump doesn’t even have to issue such a declaration of national emergency because Barack Obama already has…and no one said a peep. Fancy that. Worse, the national emergencies are still in effect years later.  As the Washington Examiner reported, ”…few Americans realize they have lived under nearly 30 states of national emergency for most of their lives. Emergencies come and go, but emergency declarations remain. The oldest national emergency still on the books was declared by President Jimmy Carter during the Iran crisis 40 years ago.”

Let’s just cut the crap. This isn’t about whether or not the border wall constitutes a national emergency because according to a recent Gallup Poll 42 million people want to immigrate to the U.S. just from Latin America/Caribbean alone. Forty-two million, with their kids; over 100 million people in all. So, what’s the plan if there’s no wall – open borders?

It’s all about the politics folks.  Yes, the Republicans don’t represent their constituents any more than the Democrats do and, yes, the Republicans are just as corrupt. The biggest difference that I can see is that the Democrats are more irrational when it comes to supporting their political positions. How else can you explain Nancy Pelosi saying with a straight face that border walls are immoral although she supported border walls under Barack Obama and, of course, it’s okay for Nancy to have walls around her personal residence to keep the riffraff out.

Here’s the real emergency, politically speaking. Barack Obama envisioned the end of the U. S. A. Republic.  To that end, he declared a bunch of national emergencies whereby he gave the President, any president, dictatorial powers.  However, he planned for Hilary Clinton to inherit these powers, making her the Queen in effect. Problem was – she lost. Trump became President and he inherited the throne.  So, AOC wants to undo it all? Of course she does, after all who wants Donald Trump to be King? Perhaps, now, you can understand what the fuss is all about.

So, the Civil War rages on.

 

 

 

 

 

“The Matrix is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth.”

                   – From the movie The Matrix

 

With respect to my recent posts The Matrix Dilemma and The Conscious Universe, you seem to have lots of doubts about the illusion that is the universe…and questions galore. Without addressing each and every question, let me add to your confusion with these tidbits:

We live in a matrix which is composed of information. It’s simply a bunch of 1s and Os.

For reference, you can check out the work of James Gates Jr. who has stated that scientific theories which describe the fundamental nature of the universe contain embedded computer codes.

The matrix is not independent of us, indeed its source is us.

For reference, you can check out the work of John Wheeler. Wheeler is famous for positing that, “The universe does not exist out there, independent of us. We are inescapably involved in bringing about that which appears to be happening. We are not only observers. We are participators.”  Also, Bernard d’Espagnat. It was d’Espagnat who said, “The doctrine that the world is made up of objects whose existence is independent of human consciousnesturns out to be in conflict with quantum mechanics and with facts established by experiment.” Finally, Nima Arkani-Hamed. Arkani-Hamed said, “Spacetime is doomed.  There is no such thing as spacetime fundamentally in the actual underlying description of the laws of physics.  That’s very startling because what physics is supposed to be about is describing things as they happen in space and time.  So, if there’s no spacetime, it’s not clear what physics is about.”

To paraphrase an old saying: If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? The answer is no. The tree doesn’t fall (or make a sound) until we observe it.  Observation is everything. Even Einstein struggled with the concept asking, “…does that mean the moon is not there when I am not looking at it?”

Bottom line: It’s all about consciousness. Space and time, as Arkani-Hamed said are not fundamental to the universe.  Rather, there is no space and time, no moon (for Einstein) and no universe at all, until we create them.

 

“…we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.”  – Bill Hicks

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is celebrating today.  Good for her! Problem is that most people are not celebrating with her.  It seems that the Green New Deal has gone off the rails yet again.

Apparently, AOC can’t contain her enthusiasm for helping to kill the move of the Amazon HQ to the New York City (Queens) area.  AOC tweeted out, “Anything is possible: today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazon’s corporate greed, its worker exploitation, and the power of the richest man in the world.”

So, who is happy about this outcome and who isn’t? Lets’ break it down:

  • People living in Queens – They’re definitely mad out of their gourds, as this would have been a positive economic watershed event for the entire area.
  • Democratic New York governor Andrew Cuomo – He’s mad. He was a big supporter of the Amazon move so this would have been a feather in his cap. Cuomo was so mad that he came out against the group that torpedoed the move saying, “…a small group of politicians put their own narrow political interests above their community.” A small group of politicians, as in AOC.
  • Establishment Democrats in D.C. – They’re mad. AOC is upsetting the political paradigm in Washington, getting more headlines than Nancy Pelosi. It’s actually hard to tell theses days who the real Speaker of the House is.
  • President Trump – He’s happy, because Jeff Bezos, the chairman of Amazon, also owns the Washington Post, a virulent anti-Trump rag. So, as far as Trump’s concerned, it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.

Well, who are the winners and losers from this affair?

  • The loser: AOC. Her congressional district encompasses part of Queens and I can only imagine how the people in Queens will vote come 2020.  Also, since the establishment Democrats are becoming increasingly unhappy with her, they might well redistrict her congressional district out of existence beginning in 2022.
  • The winner: President Trump. The more the Democrats fight each other, the better his re-election chances in 2020.

However, you shouldn’t feel sorry for Jeff Bezos.  With the clout of Amazon behind him, there are any number of other communities that will no doubt get in line and throw lots of tax incentives his way. The real loser in this deal are the people of Queens, especially the 25,000 workers who would have been employed at the Amazon HQ.

 

Epilogue

A postscript on this story from Zero Hedge: “Amazon shares have rallied in the aftermath of the announcement. But the ramifications for New York State politics will be far more profound…Once her constituents figure it out, they might realize that they would have been better off if AOC had stayed tending bar.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Matrix Dilemma

02/13/2019

Reality is unapproachable. That is, there is no way to know if you are experiencing reality or a simulation, or a simulation within a simulation, within a simulation (not unlike a fractal).  Our universe could be a shadow of something else, like in Plato’s “The Allegory of the Cave”.

This inability of man to grasp reality was addressed by a couple of the great minds of the 20thcentury:

  • “In the world of physics…the shadow of my elbow rests on the shadow table as the shadow ink flows over the shadow paper…the frank realization that physical science is concerned with a world of shadow….” – Arthur Eddington, astronomer/physicist
  • “The human mind, no matter how highly trained, cannot grasp the universe.” – Albert Einstein

Even with all the uncertainty, scientists realize that there is a lot more to life than what we can observe (and measure).  There is a gap in our knowledge which is beyond the ability of the human mind to understand and yet we know that the gap is there.  For example in their formulae, scientists insert things like the universal constant, dark matter and dark matter. These are merely placeholders for the missing knowledge.

Yet, scientific experiments sometimes have given man the ability to pierce the veil of life, if but for a brief second. As a result, the search for the origins of life has slowly progressed from science to something more closely resembling philosophy.  To some degree, this is expressed by the following:

  • “Life is the most mysterious of all the wonders of creation because atoms have been assembled in such a way so that they can ponder their own existence.” – Martin Rees, astrophysicist
  • “The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.” – Carl Sagan

Of course, we now understand that “ponder our own existence” and “know itself” are phrases that relate to consciousness. That is, we live in a self-perpetuating and conscious universe.

In the movie “The Matrix,” Neo is presented with a dilemma.  He can choose between taking a blue pill or taking a red pill.  The blue pill stands for the blissful ignorance of illusion and the red pill stands for freedom which is tied to the truth, no matter how painful it might be. Unfortunately, most people today, knowingly or unknowingly, choose the blue pill.  Even if you presented them with the truth, their subconscious minds would not allow the truth to be known. It’s a self-defense mechanism to preserve the illusion which they have already chosen.  Interestingly enough, the red pill doesn’t necessarily present a person with the truth. It only destroys the illusion to allow people to see beyond the matrix.  As Martin Rees said, we can only ponder our existence – reality is, in reality, unapproachable.

 

The spiral (Fibonacci Spiral) in a snail’s shell is the same mathematically as the spiral in the Milky Way galaxy, and it’s also the same mathematically as the spirals in our DNA. It’s the same ratio that you’ll find in very basic music that transcends cultures all over the world.”  – Joseph Gordon-Levitt

 

So, as I’ve posted earlier, the mainstream propaganda war with respect to the 2020 presidential election is already in full swing.  The mainstream media objective is a Democratic Party candidate who will follow the establishment script.  That’s certainly not Tulsi Gabbard, as she opposes having American soldiers fight endless wars abroad.

Tulsi Gabbard recently appeared on the Morning Joe show and was immediately attacked by the MSNBC panelists.  The problem is that the Morning Joe people didn’t even know why the U.S. had troops in Syria and who they were fighting.  You’d have to say that the interview fell somewhere between ugly and pathetic with Gabbard deftly counter-jabbing all the parries.  Post-interview, the tweeting wars commenced and afterwards MSNBC was left in complete tatters.  For example, author and journalist Max Blumenthal tweeted, “This is such an embarrassing look at the state of corporate American regime media” and journalist Jordan Chariton tweeted this about MSNBC panelist Kasie Hunt (from NBC News): ”Remarkable that ‘journalist’ @kasie is pushing ‘report’ by @NBCNews falsely claiming Russia is working 4 @TulsiGabbard based on discredited cybersecurity firm that got kicked off Facebook for MEDDLING in Alabama Senate election. The Cold War bias is REAL.”

So, this was just Round 1 in a championship fight that will likely go the distance given that the mainstream media never gets knocked out even when they continue to lie.  Gabbard easily won Round 1 but it will be difficult for her to stay the course since she does not have the megaphone.  The mainstream media does and the message that they want to convey to the public is that Tulsi Gabbard, and those of her ilk, are the bad guys, the stooges of Putin (call it Russia Collusion 2, if you will).

However, this is just disinformation, a smoke screen, so that you won’t notice the real Axis of Evil, namely our representatives in Congress who support foreign wars, the high-tech giants like Facebook and Google who are implementing communist Chinese type censorship of the internet, and, of course, the mainstream media itself.

 

Epilogue

If Tulsi Gabbard does not win the Democratic Party 2020 nomination for president, and it’s high unlikely that she will, the only alternative Democrats will have if they don’t want a continuation of the endless wars…is to vote for Donald Trump.  How ironic would that be?

 

“While private gunrunners continue to thrive, the world’s biggest arms suppliers are the U.S., U.K., Russia, France, and China. They are also the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council.” – from the movie Lord of War

 

 

An article by Kris Kobach in Breibart made this observation about the recent SOTU address. Kobach said, ”But the most revealing moment occurred after President Trump described the staggering failure of socialist policies in Venezuela, when he said, ‘Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country.’” And none of the Democrats clapped. Of course, their action will be dissected from both sides but I wanted to give you the real answer why the Democrats didn’t clap.

Yes, many people are by now aware of a new socialist movement in the U.S. The poster children for this movement in the 2018 mid-term elections were Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Andrew Gillum and Beto O’Rourke. Ocasio-Cortez has proposed a socialist Green New Deal which has been embraced by a number of high-profile members of the Democratic party, like Kamala Harris who is a 2020 presidential candidate for the Democratic Party nomination. One could easily then make the leap from Democrats favoring Venezuela over Trump (i.e. by not clapping) to Democrats taking on the socialist mantle of the Green New Deal as their party’s new platform.

In a way, that is quite understandable when viewed through the lens of the Democratic Party’s loss in the 2016 presidential election.  That is, Hillary Clinton, a moderate Democrat, lost to Trump, who had previously been a Democrat himself.  Clinton lost because she didn’t oppose Trump’s campaign agenda. Instead, she ran on her record.  So, the new thinking in the Democratic Party is that they need a platform which will stand in stark contrast to Trump; thus socialism. Or could there be something else in play? After all, billionaire donors now finance the Democratic Party and he who has the gold rules, as they say.

In that regard, the larger context in which American politics can be viewed is the world-wide conflict between globalism and populism. In that context, the Green New Deal represents socialism/globalism and Trump represents capitalism/populism.  Here’s the tie-in. Christiana Figueres, who then headed up the United Nations global warming program said this at a news conference a couple of years ago:

“This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time, to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the Industrial Revolution.”

So, the United Nations goal is to destroy capitalism in the name of globalism.  If you need to know the history of the United Nations, it is instructive that the United Nations was really founded to govern the world under the banner of a one-world government and it is an agent for the globalist agenda.  If you don’t believe me, check out Agenda 21.

This dynamic of globalism vs. populism is playing out in every country of the industrialized world, including the U.S. It doesn’t matter that communism destroyed the Soviet Union; it doesn’t matter that communism destroyed Cuba; and it doesn’t matter that socialism has destroyed Venezuela and is bankrupting the European Union.  It doesn’t matter. It’s not about economic philosophy, only political ideology.  You see, the globalists perspective is that nation-states are expendable.

You need to realize that Barack Obama intended to hand the reins of the presidency over to Hillary Clinton. It was at the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner that Obama said,“This time next year, someone else will be standing here in this very spot. And it’s anybody’s guess who she will be…You all look great. The end of the republic has never looked better.” However, the globalists’ plans to deep-six the Republic got derailed.  Hillary lost – and populism then started to sweep the world.

The reason that the Democrats didn’t clap is because they have embraced the socialist agenda and are the agents of globalism in this country.  This is why they insist on open borders and this is why they promote the Green New Deal. In short, they didn’t clap because they oppose the constitutional form of government of the United States of America.  Many wore white as a show of solidarity in opposing the President. Welcome to civil war in America.

 

“Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.  Its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” – Winston Churchill

 

 

A few posts ago, I mentioned that the Democratic Party would never embrace Tulsi Gabbard as their presidential candidate.  Well, apparently the propaganda war against her has started already.

Zero Hedge has run a couple of articles covering the war of words in some depth.  Here’s the links to their articles:

I’ll just give you some of the highlights covered in the articles:

  • NBC News ran a hit piece accusing Tulsi Gabbard of being a Kremlin stooge.
  • Gabbard, an anti-war candidate, struck back at NBC News saying, “That is why the neocon/neolib warmongers will do anything to stop me.”
  • Glenn Greenwald, a journalist, posted this on his Twitter page: ”This NBC News report is a total disgrace from top to bottom. It’s a joke using the most minimal journalistic standards. But that’s because NBC is in partnership with the Democratic Party (and intel community) to smear any Dem adversary, on the left or right, as a Kremlin tool.
  • Michael Tracey, a journalist, tweeted this,“Even for those of us who are numb to Russia-related media disgraces, this NBC News item bashing Tulsi is one of the most egregious examples of bottom-feeding gutter journalism in recent memory. The reporters/editors involved are pathetic slimeballs.”
  • Vanity Fair, quoting Politico, had this to say:The presidential campaign of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard,the renegade Democrat known as much for her chummy relationship with Bashar al-Assad as for supporting Bernie Sanders, is beginning to resemble the candidate herself: confusing, disorganized, and, according to Politico, falling apart.”
  • Bari Weiss, a New York Times columnist, called Gabbard an “Assad toady” on Joe Rogan’s show.
  • Ben Norton, a journalist, had this to say about Weiss’ statement: “Neocon NY Times columnist Bari Weiss smeared Tulsi Gabbard…as an Assad toady, then couldn’t spell/define toady or offer any evidence to prove her smear. embarrassingly funny.”

Finally, after comedian Jimmie Dore called out writer Caroline Orr for her criticism of Gabbard, Orr tweeted, “I wouldn’t doubt it if Jimmy Dore was a Russian asset.” This was followed by Jena Friedman, a comedian, tweeting, “I wouldn’t doubt it if Jimmy Dore was a Russian asset. Why else would he drag my name in the mud and misquote me when I said that Russian trolls are fueling the fire and radicalizing people online, which has been in @washingtonpost.

Zero Hedge then concluded by showing a meme entitled Everyone I Don’t Like Is A Russian Spy – the emotional child’s guide to political discussion.

There are a few points that are worth mentioning about all the mud-slinging. For example, why the visceral reaction to Tulsi Gabbard? What’s so special about her that might explain the extreme rhetoric before the real campaigning even begins?  The answer lies in the Vanity Fair quote above whereby Politico describes Gabbard as a “renegade Democrat.” That’s renegade, as in anti-establishment. Renegade Democrat, as in all establishment Democrats are for endless wars, as we saw when the recent announcement of troop withdrawals from Syria was made.

So, exactly who is the establishment, anyway?  For starters, the establishment includes both political parties.  There is in reality only one political party. Gabbard’s tweet (see above) about neocons and neolibs both supporting endless wars makes the point clearly.  In this case, the neocons (on the right) in alliance with the neolibs (on the left) = the establishment.

In effect, the establishment is a shadow government which has been bought and paid for by the elites. It goes by the moniker, The Deep State. It includes leaders from every branch of society, but especially the Mainstream Media.  The Jena Friedman tweet is a clue about how the media is used by the Deep State, specifically where she defends herself by saying that she was simply quoting the Washington Post (as if that were gospel). Of course, the Washington Post, in turn, got it from the CIA… who in turn is just spinning disinformation.

Politically, I don’t have a dog in the Gabbard fight, but, understand this.  In the upcoming elections, there will be just two kinds of candidates – anti-establishment candidates like Trump and Gabbard and establishment candidates (as of now, pretty much everyone else).  There is only one issue which makes a candidate an establishment or an anti-establishment candidate.  Just one.  Are you for endless wars or not.  That’s the litmus test. Dwight Eisenhower and Jack Kennedy understood this very well.  It even got JFK assassinated.

 

Epilogue

Tulsi Gabbard, were she elected president, would become the first woman president, the first Samoan president and the first Hindu president.  However, she will undoubtedly not even get the Democratic Party nomination. Come 2020, just watch for the Gabbard Effect.

 

 

The ability of the plutocratic class and their allied government agencies to manipulate the way people think, act and vote is the only thing holding the ecocidal, omnicidal unipolar world order in place, which is why billions and billions of dollars are poured into the plutocratic media, think tanks, the agenda to censor the internet, and other influence campaigns.”  –  Caitlin Johnstone

 

Science is a mystery, even apparently to the scientists.  Who are we? Where did we come from?  So many questions, with so few answers.

Some scientists now believe that reality is an illusion.  You see, we now know that the atom which is responsible for our “solid” universe of matter is essentially empty space. The problem facing scientists is that reality not only relates to our 3D world, but includes higher dimensions as well. In other words, the effect may be in our universe but the source, as physicist David Bohm said, is beyond space and time.

Unfortunately, scientists’ exploration of the universe now utilizes the use of mathematics instead of science.  The blackboard has become the tool of choice, rather than the laboratory. While science used to be a process of measurement and observation, it has devolved into assumptions and theory. One theory is stacked on top of another theory which is stacked on top of yet another theory until, as Nikola Tesla said, “Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.”  As a result, we have wound up investigating things like black holes, dark matter and dark energy that probably don’t even exist.

Way back in 1927 at the Fifth Solvay International Conference in Brussels, the brightest scientific minds gathered to discuss the latest findings in physics. Present were Albert Einstein, Neils Bohr, and Werner Heisenberg, among many others. At the conference, Heisenberg presented his Uncertainty Principle which flowed from the now-famous Double Slit Experiment. The Double-Slit Experiment showed scientists for the first time that everything in the universe, including ourselves, is nothing more than probability waves that coalesce into particles only after they are observed and that the results of the experiments were affected by the minds of the researchers.  Einstein did not agree with the new theory at first but eventually even he would admit that, “Anyone who becomes seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that there is a spirit manifest in the laws of the universe, a spirit vastly superior to that of man.” The so-called spirit that Einstein was referring to was consciousness.

Today, the conversation among some scientists is that consciousness creates matter (and our reality), rather than the other way around.  However, if consciousness creates matter, then it is the evolution of consciousness that matters (no pun intended) while the physical evolution of the species is largely irrelevant. So, the final frontier may not be space after all, but rather the vast untapped potential of human consciousness.  A consciousness that interactively affects our future possibilities in a universe that itself is intelligent and alive.  As physicist John Wheeler said, “The universe does not exist ‘out there,’ independent of us. We are inescapably involved in bringing about that which appears to be happening. We are not only observers. We are participators.”

Observers and participators in an intelligent, conscious and ever-evolving universe.

 

Epilogue

It is said that the universe began with The Big Bang.  It is also said that the universe was created out of nothing.  The only way that could be true would be if the universe was a computer program consisting of 1s and 0s.  Yes, I’m talking about a simulation.  Yes, there would be a creator of the program.  That creator could be AI, it could be a highly intelligent race (even a future human race), it could be another simulation, or it could even be the collective consciousness of all living things.

 

“…we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.”  – Bill Hicks

A man went out to shovel snow yesterday near where I was staying in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He froze to death in his garage.  Welcome to climate change.  That is, welcome to the real climate change.  It’s getting cold with even colder weather in sight for most of the country.  Looking for twenty below zero around here.

I think we can safely forget about global warming – it ain’t happening. As I’m sure even Al would have to admit, his prediction that the North polar ice cap would be gone by 2014, at the latest, didn’t happen.  NASA satellite images actually show that ice has been accumulating worldwide, not decreasing.

So, Al might as well use his “hockey stick” for fuel in the fireplace this week.  Actually, I don’t think he was all that worried about global warming anyway as neither he nor his elite buddies have yet to give up their private jets.  Davos was quite a sight recently with all the private jets polluting the pristine Switzerland mountain air.

In 2012, Benny Peiser, director of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, said that, “We’re now well into the second decade of the pause (no global warming). If we don’t see convincing evidence of global warming by 2015, it will start to become clear whether the models are bunk.” Now, four years later – yeah, I guess it’s pretty clear that they’re bunk. According to NASA data, temperatures have actually decreased since 1998.

Now, we have record lows and the coldest winter on record in forever. Welcome to the reality of climate change.  And it’s only going to get worse as there are predictions of a mini-ice age on the horizon. Hope you like ice fishing.

 

Epilogue

I suppose it’s always possible that I could change my mind about global warming. For example, if all those private jets suddenly vanished, I might get a little worried.

 

 “It is time for governments to finally admit the truth about global warming. Warming is not the problem. Government action is the problem.” – William Happer, professor emeritus at Princeton University